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Today we are sharing a special #MakerMonday post with you all!

Beyond Sport, have partnered with EA to run a three-day event with focuses on sports innovation, while exploring the power of modern technology to solve day to day challenges. This event, which is being held at Here East, is expecting over 1,000 of the most powerful leaders in the sports world to come together to engage and tackle key issues using sport.

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@HereEast #MakerMonday with Beyond Sport

As a part of the Summit programme, the best and brightest projects will be rewarded for their work at the Beyond …

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This week @HereEast interview the Co-Founder of a start-up who is on a mission to simplify big complicated tools in factories, which can actually be miniaturised.

Since setting up their company in 2015, Alex and Ben have been on a mission to demystify and shrink down these expensive factory processes. Their latest invention, the FormBox, is a compact vacuum former which makes beautiful things quicker than a 3D printer. FormBox was funded on Kickstarter with incredible support raising $588,775!

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@HereEast interview Makyu #MakerMonday with Alex Smilansky

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Alex tells @HereEast that …

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In this day and age, we have become so used to using our Google browser on our iPhone to research countries and cities to find their place in the world. Have we really forgotten the beauty of spinning a globe to pinpoint where we are on the planet?

This week we’ve decided to do a flashback to one of @HereEast past interviews with a man who has been creating magical handcrafted globes since 2008, and who now runs his very own studio in North East London.

He explains that after his father’s 80th birthday, he realised there was a distinct lack of …

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What could be better than Monopoly and tea or a pint? Nothing. Luckily, we’re not the only ones to think so, and loads of great venues are popping up around London Town to combine our love of gaming with our love of drinking. When you’re in the mood for Scrabble and cider, beer and Buckaroo or tea and Trivial Pursuit, check out this list of our favourites.

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 Draughts, London

337 Acton Mews, Haggerston, E8 4EA

Draughts is the original board game bar in London and can be found …

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Have you ever heard of zaps?

We certainly hadn’t until @HereEast interviewed the guys who are using AR and VR experiences to deliver short-form content via mobile and headsets.

They’ve been working hard over the last five years to make these zaps, and are really re-imagining what content can look like on the new creative canvas of mobile in a new digital experience economy. Sounds like we’re in for a treat!

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@HereEast interview @Zapparapp: #MakerMonday with Casper Thykier

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Casper, who has a background in marketing and advertising, tells Here …

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